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By Chrissy Gruninger

WINNER! most sensible Memoir from the center & Soul booklet Awards through Holl and Lane journal and One thought Press!

It's powerful daydream gasoline: include an intensive switch and happiness will stick to. even if we are fantasizing a few new activity, a brand new urban or kingdom, getting married, or having young children, we commit loads of our lives attempting to plan a cheerful existence. however the fact is, those significant adjustments won't supply lasting pleasure in any respect -- and the entire making plans on the planet cannot warrantly happiness.

Chrissy Gruninger is familiar with those fantasies good. From her 400-square foot jungle casita in Costa Rica, she must have been loving lifestyles in paradise. yet she quickly realized that even within the land of "pura vida", lifestyles wasn't excellent. while residing the truth falls wanting the dream, how do you discover genuine and lasting contentment?

Lost and located within the Land of Mañana stocks Chrissy's such a lot laugh-out-loud moments and loopy stories of lifestyles after moving to Costa Rica from California. There, she got here to achieve that the conscientiously crafted "perfect" existence does not promise happiness, little bit of duct tape and large glue is going some distance, and that typically the simplest solutions should not "out there" yet "in here." millions of miles clear of every thing she'd ever recognized, Chrissy rediscovered herself, eventually discovering love, concord, and contentment within.

Through Chrissy's missteps and adventures, we see the hot methods she came across to have a good time her wild spirit with no being reckless or sacrificing her sanity. via her studies, we learn how to thrive inside our personal lives, irrespective of the place we are.

Come alongside in this soulful experience that might lead you to correct the place you belong -- deeply rooted within the heart of your individual wild, wholehearted life.


"Lost and located within the Land of Mañana unearths the ups and downs of what it quite takes be absolutely alive. Chrissy's tales approximately relocating to Costa Rica and discovering herself in a really assorted international from what she had regularly recognized indicates us that with a bit attempt, braveness and an open brain, we will be able to opt for happiness, even among the entire problems we are facing within the daily. whereas her tale is set dwelling in Costa Rica, what she stocks, the teachings she learns, may be utilized to someone, anyplace. Chrissy reminds us that adversity, failure and mishaps are all simply stepping stones to a useful, appealing life."
Colin Beavan, AKA No influence guy, writer, find out how to Be Alive

"Chrissy displays the truth for we all: that lifestyles is what we make of it. Her tales of feeling misplaced and harassed remind us that no matter if we are "living the dream life", no longer every thing will cross as deliberate and bring about the suitable happily-ever-after finishing. misplaced and located within the Land of Mañana is a real, weak publication that may have you ever giggling, crying or even considering how one can do extra, on your personal lifestyles and out on the planet. indubitably, Chrissy is a SavvyChick, who not just has realized find out how to dwell a very good lifestyles on her personal phrases yet desires to proportion these classes with others."
Rosalie Nelson, Founder,

"Lost and located within the Land of Mañana is an eye-opening publication on what it truly is quite wish to stay in another country. whereas we may possibly dream of what dwelling in paradise is like...the superficial, sitting at the seashore, consuming a cocktail and absorbing the rather only a delusion. The substance of truly dwelling a wholehearted existence within the daily chaos is what, via her tales and activities, Chrissy indicates us tips to do. regardless of the place we're, all of us face demanding situations and it truly is how we appear and switch them into significant moments that make the entire difference."
Charlotte Watts, writer, The De-Stress Effect

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